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Sea life in ‘peril’ as ocean temperatures hit all-time high in San Diego

Between 1982 and 2016, the number of ‘marine heatwaves’ doubled, and likely will become more common and intense as the planet warms, study finds.

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Are devastating wildfires a new normal? “It’s actually worse than that,” climate scientist says

It’s up to us” whether to do something about it. If we reduce carbon emissions and move away from the burning of fossil fuels, we can prevent these changes from continuing to worsen…

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Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population

The struggle to save the already endangered green sea turtle faces a new challenge. Now, the males of the species seem to be disappearing.

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Mendocino Fire in California Is Now Largest in Modern State History

A fire that has been growing for nearly two weeks in Northern California, is now the largest in modern state history. Of the top 20 largest wildfires in California, about half have come in the last decade, according to Cal Fire.

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There’s alarming signs Earth may be in worse shape than ever before

Climate change is here and is affecting the entire globe – not just the polar bears or tiny islands vulnerable to rising sea levels – scientists say. It is on the doorsteps of everyday Americans, Europeans and Asians, and the best evidence shows it will get much worse.

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Scientists draw new connections between climate change and warming oceans

In a new study, researchers suggest if contemporary global carbon emissions continue to rise, the future of many fish species in our oceans could be at risk.

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As California burns, many fear the future of extreme fire has arrived

Experts say the state’s increasingly ferocious wildfires are not an aberration – they are the new reality. As the climate shifts, so does fire behavior. Summers are longer and drier. Sometimes the winter rains are meager for years, as in the recent five-year drought.

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How record heat wreaked havoc on four continents

Expect more. That’s the verdict of climate scientists to the record-high temperatures this spring and summer in vastly different climate zones.

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Extreme global weather is ‘the face of climate change’ says leading scientist

Climate change has long been predicted to increase extreme weather incidents, and scientists are now confident these predictions are coming true.

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